Ichiko Aoba - qp
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Based on 107 ratings
2018 Ratings: #47
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October 24, 2018 / Release Date
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80
Sputnikmusic

By virtue of doubling down on the simplistic aspects of her sound, qp also casts the spotlight on how remarkable it is that she can make such seemingly unambitious tracks sound so distinct, and so her fay strangeness-in-familiarity qualities have rarely been so pronounced.

MySoftBulletin
73
There is a sort of transcendent quality with Japanese folk, particularly with the work of Ichiko Aoba, this is stunning.
itsyahboinoah
83
Sleep music is alive and well!!
ryanreviews
85
Beautiful, I'm mad I didn't hear this in 2018.
LepardRyan
75
My original review of this was lazy and not thought out. Upon revisiting this album numerous times, the melodies and chord progressions really stick. Despite my original review claiming I would need lyrics to enjoy this, I find that to no longer be the case. The warmth and patience this album bestows is so comforting. It is lullaby-like in the most positive way. It feels as if you are being serenaded alone. The dead of winter in a warm, glowing home. This is an album where falling asleep to it ... read more
MusicSucks
80
Nice atmosphere, oh whats that, did I just hear a Tarrega cover in japanese :0
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#43/The 405

Track List

  1. La fontana di Valle Giulia all'alba
  2. The Rain from Light and Shadow
  3. A Hill of the Moon
  4. Orphaned Rain
  5. No One's World
  6. Faint Song of the Rabbit Moon
  7. Fairy of the Shoreline
  8. Enchantment of the Fairy
  9. Anthony the Sheep
  10. Funeral Procession at the Seashore
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Added on: October 23, 2018